"Rear View Mirror: GHS Wins Three Places At Meet," Garrison in the News, April 14, 2011, reprinting item from April 1961
Garrison High School captured three first places in district 18-A Spring Meet . . . in Nacogdoches last weekend . . . .
Darrell Hancock, sophomore [read freshman] was awarded . . .
. . . a first place in extemperaneous [read extemporaneous] speaking. Darrell also won first place in Boys' Poetry Reading, reading a section from Longfellow's "Evangeline." . . .
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. . . . In Spelling, second place went to Freddy Nix, senior and Diana Fountain, freshman.